Mireia Giné

Mireia Giné is an Associate Professor in the Department of Financial Management at IESE. BA and Master in Economics from Pompeu Fabra University. She received her doctorate from the University of Barcelona after several years at MIT and the University of Pennsylvania. Her research focuses on corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and AI. Currently, she investigates how the common ownership of institutional shareholders impacts the corporate decisions of the companies in their portfolio. Her research has been published in the Journal of Finance, Review of Finance, Harvard Business Review among other academic journals, as well as in various media (Financial Times, The Economist, Blooomberg, BBC). She has received several internationally recognized awards such as the Brattle Prize, and have presented my research at prestigious universities and at leading conferences in finance (WFA, EFA, AFA, NBER, etc.).

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